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  • Renson, developer of ventilation and solar shading products, joined a strategic marketing partnership with Deceuninck North America. The company installed its Invisivent Evo thermally broken ventilation system onto the Deceuninck Revolution Tilt & Turn window system. Selling to the same fabrication customers, Renson and Deceuninck offer a complete product featuring low energy consumption and...
  • AGC Glass Co. North America and Onyx Solar, designer and manufacturer of photovoltaic building materials, entered into a cooperation agreement to promote architectural, photovoltaic glass within North America.AGC and its parent company, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., are focusing on sustainable growth based on the incorporation of new, differentiated technologies, environmental friendly products and...
  • Officials from Viracon announced last week that the company will reopen its St. George, Utah, manufacturing facility in January 2015.Viracon will make $2.2 million in capital improvements to its St. George manufacturing facility prior to opening in January. A significant portion of the investment will be used toward refurbishing the glass coater. Other equipment upgrades will also be made to...
  • Azon named Margaret Roberts chief financial officer, overseeing all financial global operations. Roberts has been with Azon for nearly 29 years, serving most recently as the director of accounting, managing the Azon financial department. Her corporate responsibilities include serving on the Board of Directors for the global company and the Azon Management Committee.Aaron Elsner joins the Azon...
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...
  • Linetec will expand its capacity and capabilities with a third anodize line, company officials announced Sept. 10. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and to bring nearly 100 jobs to the city of Wausau, Wis. In January 2014, Linetec opened a 30,000-square-foot addition to its existing anodize lines, which are operating at capacity....
  • Vitrum Glass Group announced its newest team member, Tara Brummet in the role of sales representative. She will be working from the company’s Langley, British Columbia, head office, and will be responsible for key accounts throughout the western United States.Brummet brings with her over 15 years experience in the glass industry. She is currently a Fen-BC board member and is involved with GANA at...
  • Vetrotech Saint-Gobain is giving away souvenir photo samples of their new polished fire-rated glass ceramic product, Keralite Select. The photo souvenir format demonstrates the product’s distortion-free surface, sharper viewing, truer color, and high light transmission, according to company officials.Attendees of GlassBuild America in Las Vegas, Sept. 9-11, can receive a complimentary souvenir...
  • Linetec announced “Antimicrobial Protection for Public Building Applications,” a new white paper co-authored by Linetec, The Sherwin-Williams Company and Microban International, Ltd., and available free for download at Linetec.com.The white paper describes the uses and advantages of antimicrobial infused coatings, as well as details the related technology, testing and specifications. According to...
  • The Architecture Billings Index from the American Institute of Architects was up for the third straight month in July with a reading of 55.8 (any score above 50 indicates growth). The index provides a preview of future construction market activity, indicating building trends in 9 to 12 months.“The July reading reflects stronger gains in billings than any period since mid-2007. With solid monthly...
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  • Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC has finalized its acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc., a producer of high performance glass products for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications, as of Nov. 19, 2014. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.With the completion of this transaction, Trulite will expand its presence in the Texas...
  • Things are looking up for the worldwide glass industry, as an optimistic outlook and overall mood permeated the show floor during glasstec 2014, held Oct. 21-24 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Following glasstec 2012, a successful event in the face of economic uncertainty, glasstec 2014 indicated positive market developments after several years of a sluggish North American and worldwide economy....
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...